2021-01-16: News Headlines

MEE correspondent (2021-01-16). Yemen: UN condemnation of Houthi terror designation sparks campaign against envoy. middleeasteye.net Yemen: UN condemnation of Houthi terror designation sparks campaign against envoy | UN special envoy to Yemen accused by government supporters of taking sides, while others warn of humanitarian issues at stake | Sat, 01/16/2021 – 16: 24 | Martin Griffiths, centre, the UN special envoy for Yemen, arrives at Sanaa international airport on 11 February 2019 (AFP) | The reaction of Martin Gr…

Charles Pierson (2021-01-15). A Yemeni Famine Made in Washington and Riyadh. counterpunch.org Ending months of speculation, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on January 10 that the Trump Administration would designate Yemen's Houthi rebels (Ansar Allah) as a "Foreign Terrorist Organization" (FTO). Branding the Houthis as terrorists will make it vastly more difficult for humanitarian groups to deliver desperately needed food, fuel, and medicine to 24 million

Peoples Dispatch (2021-01-15). Citing famine, UN urges reversal of terrorist designation for Yemen's Houthis; US refuses. peoplesdispatch.org Mark Lowcock of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs warned that recent labeling of Houthis as a terrorist organization by the US would likely trigger a "famine on a scale we have not seen in 40 years…

Sheren Khalel (2021-01-14). 'Jamal Khashoggi Way': Washington DC may rename Saudi embassy street. middleeasteye.net 'Jamal Khashoggi Way': Washington DC may rename Saudi embassy street | Initiative to rename street began in 2018, but local laws required activists to wait until two years had passed since slain journalist's death | Thu, 01/14/2021 – 21: 32 | Road sign in honour of slain journalist Khashoggi temporarily put up by protesters in front of White House after his death (AFP/file photo) | A member of the…

news.un (2021-01-14). UN officials fear US terrorist designation will hasten famine in Yemen. news.un.org Senior UN officials have expressed concern over the potential impact of the decision by the United States to designate Yemen's Ansar Allah, more commonly known as the Houthi movement, a terrorist group, the Security Council heard on Thursday.

news.un (2021-01-14). UN officials fear US terrorist designation will boost spectre of famine in Yemen. news.un.org Senior UN officials have expressed concern over the potential impact of the decision by the United States to designate Yemen's Ansar Allah, more commonly known as the Houthi movement, a terrorist group, the Security Council heard on Thursday.

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-01-13). Saudi-led Embargoes Against Qatar Failed. globalresearch.ca 2021 began with a historic decision in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt decided to end their diplomatic and economic embargo against Qatar. The decision to end the embargo, that has been …

2021-01-15: News Headlines

Charles Pierson (2021-01-15). A Yemeni Famine Made in Washington and Riyadh. counterpunch.org Ending months of speculation, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on January 10 that the Trump Administration would designate Yemen's Houthi rebels (Ansar Allah) as a "Foreign Terrorist Organization" (FTO). Branding the Houthis as terrorists will make it vastly more difficult for humanitarian groups to deliver desperately needed food, fuel, and medicine to 24 million

Peoples Dispatch (2021-01-15). Citing famine, UN urges reversal of terrorist designation for Yemen's Houthis; US refuses. peoplesdispatch.org Mark Lowcock of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs warned that recent labeling of Houthis as a terrorist organization by the US would likely trigger a "famine on a scale we have not seen in 40 years…

Sheren Khalel (2021-01-14). 'Jamal Khashoggi Way': Washington DC may rename Saudi embassy street. middleeasteye.net 'Jamal Khashoggi Way': Washington DC may rename Saudi embassy street | Initiative to rename street began in 2018, but local laws required activists to wait until two years had passed since slain journalist's death | Thu, 01/14/2021 – 21: 32 | Road sign in honour of slain journalist Khashoggi temporarily put up by protesters in front of White House after his death (AFP/file photo) | A member of the…

news.un (2021-01-14). UN officials fear US terrorist designation will boost spectre of famine in Yemen. news.un.org Senior UN officials have expressed concern over the potential impact of the decision by the United States to designate Yemen's Ansar Allah, more commonly known as the Houthi movement, a terrorist group, the Security Council heard on Thursday.

news.un (2021-01-14). UN officials fear US terrorist designation will hasten famine in Yemen. news.un.org Senior UN officials have expressed concern over the potential impact of the decision by the United States to designate Yemen's Ansar Allah, more commonly known as the Houthi movement, a terrorist group, the Security Council heard on Thursday.

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-01-13). Saudi-led Embargoes Against Qatar Failed. globalresearch.ca 2021 began with a historic decision in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt decided to end their diplomatic and economic embargo against Qatar. The decision to end the embargo, that has been …

VINS (2021-01-12). Legal Loopholes Allow US Arms Dealers to Profit from "Atrocities" in Yemen. projectcensored.org For a nation that identifies itself as "protector of the Free World," the United States has been more than willing to sell arms to Saudi Arabia for its war with…